Withholding requirements

Employees should complete Form HW-4.

Supplemental rate

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)

Wage base



Rate is up to 6.20%.
New employers should use a rate of 4%. Rates do not include an additional employment and training fund assessment, and interest payment assessment of 0.1%.

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Minimum wage


Termination Pay

If an employee is fired, they should receive their termination pay at once or the next day if conditions prevent immediate payment. If an employee quits, they should receive their final payroll check on their next regular payday or immediately if they gave one pay period’s notice.

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New Hire Filing

Reporting deadline

Employers must report hiring within 20 days.

Reporting by mail

Child Support Enforcement Agency
New Hire Reporting
Kakuhihewa Building
601 Kamokila Blvd.Suite 251
Kapolei, HI 96707

New hire reporting form

Form W-4

Child Support

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Child Support Enforcement Agency
Statewide Disbursement Branch
P.O. Box 1860
Honolulu, HI 96805-1860


New employer registration

Local taxes


Reciprocal states


Disability insurance

The wage base is $1,374.78 and the maximum employee withholding is $6.87 per week.
The rate is 0.6667% of wages.

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